How do i scroll in bash using keyboard?

Karl Auer kauer at
Wed Dec 7 08:57:29 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-12-07 at 01:53 -0500, Sushil Mantri wrote:
> I use a gui terminal, and i want to scroll through the scroll back
> buffer using keyboard only. <shift> + pgup is painful as i dont use
> PgUp much.

Shift-Ctl-Up and Shift-Ctl-Down will do what you want. At least in

Not sure it's much of an improvement on Shift-PgUp, but it does do one
line at a time at least.

Regards, K.
Karl Auer (kauer at                   +61-2-64957160 (h)                   +61-428-957160 (mob)

GPG fingerprint: AE1D 4868 6420 AD9A A698 5251 1699 7B78 4EEE 6017
Old fingerprint: DA41 51B1 1481 16E1 F7E2 B2E9 3007 14ED 5736 F687

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 230 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
URL: <>

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list